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8 February 2016 - Network Rail ‘break-up planned’

National rail lines could be hived off to private investors such as pension funds, insurance funds and sovereign wealth funds, it has been claimed. Read more...

8 February 2016 - Infra work ‘to surge’

Activity in the infrastructure sector is set to increase substantially up to 2019, according to the latest predictions from the Construction Products Association (CPA). Read more...

8 February 2016 - Italian city issues waste concession

Public authority Valle Umbra Servizi is seeking a private partner to build and run a waste treatment plant in one of the Italian cities that it serves. Read more...

5 February 2016 - £1bn savings available in NHS estate

The NHS could save up to £1bn through better estate management, Lord Carter’s government-commissioned review has found. Read more...

5 February 2016 - Vinci grows concessions business

Construction giant Vinci saw its concessions unit’s pre-tax earnings rise by 5.5% in 2015, as wins on a number of PPP deals helped grow the business. Read more...

5 February 2016 - Danny Alexander joins AIIB

Former UK Chief Secretary to the Treasury Sir Danny Alexander has been appointed as vice president of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). Read more...

5 February 2016 - Vilnius to host PPP forum

Potential investors have been invited to the second public consultation on the Vilnius Multifunctional Hub PPP. Read more...

4 February 2016 - FC for Gloucs Uni scheme

The University of Gloucester has reached financial close on its student accommodation project. Read more...

4 February 2016 - Govt plans Green Bank ‘special share’

The UK government will look to retain an interest when it sells its majority stake in the Green Investment Bank (GIB), to ensure that projects continue to meet the bank’s founding aims. Read more...

4 February 2016 - PPPs urged for Spanish health

A Spanish organization to promote the health sector has called on the government to invest in PPPs to speed up the country’s health services. Read more...

4 February 2016 - Five in for Philippines rail

Five teams have shown interest in the Philippines’ North-South Railway (South Line) PPP scheme. Read more...

4 February 2016 - Luxembourg seeks PPP advisor

Luxembourg’s Ministry of Sustainable Development and Infrastructure is seeking a technical adviser for a high school PPP. Read more...

4 February 2016 - Winner for Berlin PPP

A preferred bidder has been chosen for a government building PPP contract in the capital. Read more...

4 February 2016 - Polish city launches sports PPP

A city in Poland is seeking a private partner to upgrade and build a sports facility. Read more...

4 February 2016 - Hochtief facing Aussie legal claim

German construction giant Hochtief is facing legal action over alleged insider trading in Australia. Read more...

4 February 2016 - Winner for Russian hospital

The City of St Petersburg has signed a PPP contract with a private partner to design, build, finance and maintain a hospital. Read more...

4 February 2016 - Sacyr prepares redundancy plan

The construction division of Spanish developer Sacyr is facing a redundancy plan due to a fall in public and private projects. Read more...

4 February 2016 - Infra priority as Irish election called

As general election called, survey finds 78% of business leaders want next government to improve infrastructure Read more...

4 February 2016 - FC for Westermost OFTO

Financial close has been reached on the Westermost Rough offshore transmission owner (OFTO) contract. Read more...

4 February 2016 - Dubai seeks PPP investors

Dubai has published a new report that is designed to encourage international investors to take advantage of its recent PPP law. Read more...

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Hospital pass

The drive to make savings in the NHS will offer plenty of challenges, and some opportunities

Christopher Healy, Counsel in Hogan Lovells' Infrastructure, Energy, Resources and Projects team on the prospects for transport infrastructure in Africa